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on May 15, 2012
The reasoning in this book gets absurd quickly. I noticed frequently that the main logical point doesn't ever really get made in each section. Her logic is unclear and unfinished, constantly. In fact, it's so undeveloped that, while enough Bible is used, often I would think the reasonable reader must be left to think, in each of the instances, that the Bible is anti-"Gay", anti-homosexuality. The author is quite brief is every section with her comments or explanations. And maybe there is some code language used that deceptively already makes the homosexual reader feel good in some prior false logic system.... who knows... it's just weird.
The author is said to know Classical Greek. But though it is similar and close to Koine Greek, Koine Greek (New Testament Greek) are very different for some words. And the word for homosexual is certainly one of them. Greek was a language in transition in the time of the New Testament. The author should know this. This leads me to conclude she is actively deceiving.
The author drastically misquotes Leviticus 20:13 in one or more sections. She says "ritually unclean". Astounding difference to the lengthy omission of the second half of the verse.
Lev.20:13 in the NASB:
"If there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them."
And even though the author has a massive misunderstanding of the Law and Jesus' fulfilling work between the Old and New Covenants, she equates the punishment of being put to death in verse 13 with other amoral transgressions having no punishment. The gall. ...She must be either too ignorant to write anything about the Bible, or she is a deceiver, a false teacher.
One huge thing about God revealing truth for understanding in the Bible is that God is about distinguishing, over and over, more and more. Right from wrong. Holiness from sin. God's way from your way.
About the author being a scholar in the issue of homosexuality vis a vis Christianity or the Bible. Where is her interaction with legitimate Bible scholars? Her references are prejudicially selective of Classical Greek, outside of a reasonable New Testament literary range.
Studying the Koine, it is loudly blatant that 1 Corinthians 6:9 contains two words that have to do with homosexuals. Very oddly, the author's treatment even amplifies this. But then even more oddly, the author asserts explicitly that the word(s) do not mean "homosexual". Crazy absurd.
About the inevitable false accusation of hate. Yes, I hate sin. So I hate homosexuality. No, this is not the same as hating people who happen to be homosexuals. I love all people. And actually, because of that, I try to tell the truth to people, and correct people, because if you love someone you will correct them with the truth.
"He who hates correction is stupid."
"Love rejoices with the truth."
"The fear of the Lord is to hate sin."
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom."
Homosexuality is a sin. We know it is to God because homosexuality is a sin in the Bible. Homosexuality is an offense to God.
Purporting Christians that promulgate homosexuality are an offense also to Christianity, as the Bible says. So this author is an offense to Christianity. She is a false teacher, no doubt.
The Bible says that in the last days there will be false teachers teaching false doctrines that tickle ears. This book and this author is a prime example of this. Is your ear tickled?